Since publication of the First Edition, advances in the diagnosis and prevention and treatment strategies of the vulnerable plaque have necessitated this greatly expanded second edition. With several new chapters covering mainly diagnostic and treatment options, The Handbook of the Vulnerable Plaque will remain the benchmark text for all interventional cardiologists treating vulnerable patients by providing the physician with comprehensive insight into the world of the vulnerable plaque.

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Waksman, R, Serruys, P.W.J.C, & Schaar, J.A. (2007). The vulnerable plaque, second edition. Handbook of the Vulnerable Plaque, Second Edition (pp. 1–491). Retrieved from